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brooks, the conservative, described, a party that will not compromise the matter how sweet the deal for the site might be and how great consequences for our nation. >> hariri is talking about conservative "new york times - -- have we read it is talking about conservative "new york times" columnist david brooks, wrote that the republican party is no longer a normal party. its members, he says, don't accept the logic of compromise. >> forgive me, i have to correct your copy again. he is a great calmness, but he's not conservative -- great columnist, but he's not conservative. he is moderate. >> moderate conservative. >> no, he is moderate, open to all views. what you are saying, if you hear eric cantor john boehner, we are ready for tax reform, which was done in the mid-1980's. you cut out the loopholes and you use the money to cut rates. you get the fairness. rich don't have advantages by having the lobbyists create loopholes and exploit them. you stimulate economic growth because the loopholes and in and of themselves is starting economically and the low rates encourage economic act
whether he had discussed with rebekah brooks murdoch's now withdrawn $12 billion bid to acquire the mighty british sky broadcasting satellite system. rebekah brooks was murdoch's chief person and the editor at the news of the world in a, quote unquote, personal friend of the prime minister. >> that is why rebekah brooks was quite able to say at the house of commons yesterday that there wasn't a single conversation that coace in fron select committee. >> question. is cameron insulated by the fact that rupert murdoch and rebekah brooks were also extremely close to the labor party's prime minister, gordon brown? >> no. >> no. >> no. >> especially because gordon brown has come out and said that his medical records were hacked into for a young son with cystic fibrosis. besides, this linked account are the ones that are occurring right now. cameron is acting as though his government could fall. he called for a very strong investigation. i think he will probably eat pie, but he's on very shaky ground. >> let put -- >> my thoughts, please. he's in a coalition government with a liberal party, and t
"news of the road." the former editor, rebekah brooks, was answering questions after being arrested on allegations of hacking and bribing police while at the newspaper. british parliamentarians also grilled media mogul rupert murdoch and his son james pre- empt rupert murdoch apologized for the phone hacking, but he denied that he was ultimately responsible. he interrupted his son to say that the day was the most humble in his life. the proceedings took a dramatic turn when a protester hit rupert murdoch with a foam pie. >> there was a police escort for rupert murdoch as soon arrive for the parliamentary hearing. he and his son james appeared together. they faced tough questioning but were not required to answer anything self incriminating. his son james was talking, and rupert interrupted. >> this is the most humble moment of my life. >> , murdoch said he had lost sight of "news of the world" and that he really did not know what was happening at the paper. the chief denied ultimate responsibility for the paper and blamed those he had trusted to run the paper. he also explained why
son james, and rebekah brooks are supposed to be talking before parliament. >> birgit? >> the former news of the world journalist had been hired by cameron as his press spokesman, and he had been hired even their david cameron was warned that he was actually involved in the phone hacking scandal, so it is his closeness to rupert murdoch and to some of these journalists that is being questioned at the moment by many people in the british public. >> speaking of rupert murdoch, he has built up a very powerful media empire in the united states and britain and elsewhere. how badly has his empire been affected by this scandal? >> well, tuesday is going to be a really fascinating day. rupert murdoch and his son and a former editor, rebekah brooks, will be appearing before parliament and will be answering questions and why they have not acted on it. ed miliband, the leader of the labor party -- labour party, they will be arguing for his power to be curbs. there is a big discussion. in the u.s., and they are investigating. tomorrow and the next days and weeks are going to be fascinating in th
's newspapers. rebekah brooks said she felt a deep sense of responsibility for the people who have been hurt. she was the editor of "the news of the world's," where some of the most egregious allegations were made. rupert murdoch has apologized to the thousands of victims of the hacking scandals. the apology will be carried in all of the rupert murdoch newspapers. the company has already lost millions in advertising revenues. more losses are expected. >> rupert murdoch came to london last weekend to take charge of the scandal. he has been since to -- he has been forced to abandon a bid for bskyb. he has been summoned to testify before a parliamentary inquiry. his empire has been shaken by more revelations. the markets have reacted nervously. news corp.'s share prices have plummeted as the loan scandal widened. the scandal is moving closer to report murdoch's base in the u.s. the fbi is investigating reports that a news corp. journalist tried to obtain full information on 9/11 victims. rupert murdoch owns the fox news channel. any damaging revelations here could hit them hard. the investigati
johnson. the criticism of him, by david brooks most recently, is that he's too much like the senate majority leader. the president has a bully pulpit and he used it. the fact that republicans started screaming bloody murder, indicate that they are worried about it. >> charles? >> the problem is this has the feel of a town with a leader who is not leading. he has not proposed a budget t on. the one he proposed was voted down by the senate 97-0, it was so preposterous. we have a president in full campaign mode was not proposing anything at a public -- who knows whether in private. there is no democratic proposal on the table for the budget. he is demagoguing against medicare and the ryan plan. he has decided, do that and that is how you get reelected. that is why the town is laundering. >> consistency has not been a problem with republicans. they endorsed the ryan plan, which does not provide for a balanced budget, and now they are pushing for a balanced budget. 103 house republicans have gone on record as saying they will not vote to raise the debt ceiling unless there is a cap of 18
with rebecca brooks, the chief ceo of the british newspaper branch. she is also the former chief editor of "the news of the world," the tabloid which closed in the face of mounting evidence that it and other newspapers gained information by illegal means such as hacked voice mails and buying of policemen. the planned merger of the new york and frankfurt stock exchanges has passed another milestone. >> a large portion of shareholders approved the deal, which creates the world's biggest stock exchange. the approval was one of the last major obstacles to the merger plan. nyse/ueor -- nyse/euronext shareholders already gave the approval last week. authorities 1 5 billion euros in long-term bonds, but only high yields, reflecting concerns over rome's ability to stabilize finances. european shares lost ground for the fourth time in five sessions. the dax finished today lower. the same for the eurostoxx 50. the dow jones industrial also ended the session down by 0.4%. the euro is trading for $1.4149. russia is taking a step into the german energy markets. gazprom and german utility rwe have agreed on
. there is still pressure on senior figures at "news international" including a former editor, or backup brooks. even though there is not this commercial closure, there is also a smart business decision by murdoch because the newspaper wasn't losing money. although he seems to be bowling to political pressure -- the newspaper was losing money, and although he seems to be bound to the political pressure, it makes financial sense. >>> parliamentary elections for next month in syria according to a newspaper which has close ties to the government. it said reforms on the media and political parties must be passed first. meanwhile, one of the centers of the uprising and the president, groups say that the police fired at the crowds demanding reforms wednesday. activists say at least 20 people died since forces moved in earlier this week. >>> the president of yemen has made his first television appearance since suffering severe burns and an attack at the beginning of last month. he repeated his call for dialogue among yemen's rival political groups and gave no sign that he was prepared to step down, bu
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